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1  Re: Christmas Stocking Swap Round 6!!!! in The Swap Gallery by Rustyboobz on: December 06, 2010 10:57:32 AM
Here is the package Imbettinonalice sent me. It was very special to me because I've never had a stocking before Cheesy (it isn't a tradition around here).

So, 1st the package itself (i love getting gifts)



Then all the gifts Cheesy



I really loved the ornament she sent me



I was thinking not doing the xmas tree this year but I want to show the ornament and my lovely stocking!

I also got an unscented soap, a pin cushion jar (with buttons and sewing pins - i'm always buying it)


And a pendant made with used book page


She also send me a crochet magazine, a travel pouch with a lip balm and a hand salve (already being used Cheesy )
and a reusable bottle.

Sadly, the candies she sent didn't make it to the pictures Wink

Everything had a little note Smiley very sweet of her. Thank you, Imbettinonalice!
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2  Another weekender travel bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Rustyboobz on: August 30, 2010 06:13:59 AM
I adventured myself sewing the Weekender Travel Bag, by Amy Butler:



I made a blister in my finger handstitching the lining but it was worth every damn stitch (the lining is the same fabric as piping)

This one is not that stiff as most I've seen online because I didn't use Peltex (no such thing around here). . Fabrics came from IKEA, again. I could have matched the pattern  but I have a life beyond my sewing machine and no extra fabric for that Smiley

I really like my new bag and I'm going to make some as xmas gifts (only to persons who can appreciate all the work such thing envolves  Undecided)

Rustyboobz
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3  My friend's Tattane bag in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by Rustyboobz on: August 18, 2010 09:56:29 AM
After seeing the Tatanne bag from Crafty Des, I thought it would be a nice gift to a upcoming friend's birthday. She carries a lot of things in her purse (unlike me, I only carry the essential stuff in a backpack, not a purse) and this bag has a good size (only realize the real size after finishing it  Tongue).

So, IKEA fabrics in action and got this:


Side view:

The lining (should have stitched that velcro straight)

By the way, my friend loved the bag! Cheesy

Rustyboobz
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4  Pink alert! 'little' girl dress in Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects by Rustyboobz on: August 18, 2010 06:57:51 AM
My 9 yo niece asked to make her a pink dress for her birthday. So I bought the pinkest pink I found in the fabric store (although the photos don't show the real colour) and made this - a shirred dress with a big bow and a ruffle:





The dress is a bit flowy so I made a bow tie belt with the same fabric. My niece loves girly clothes, so I guess she's going to love it




Why this dress fits almost my dressform?Because my 9 yo niece is almost the same size as I am (thirtish... yo)

Rustyboobz
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5  Denim apron in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Rustyboobz on: July 18, 2010 02:54:46 PM
I haven't post anything in a very long time but I thought this denim apron deserved being here. I made it for a friend who works with me at a college library. She wanted an apron to protect her clothes from books dust. I had so much fun doing this, despite I broke 4 needles size 16 and bent another 2








Hope you like it

Rustyboobz

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6  From a men's shirt to a dog's bed in Pet-Related Crafts: Completed Projects by Rustyboobz on: October 12, 2009 10:14:56 AM
(I hope I'm posting this in the right place...)

My mum's dog is staying with me while she's out of town and I wanted to do something nice to make him fell better here.

So, I got a XXL shirt from my hubby's closet, sewed the sleeves and the upper part of the shirt and cutted off this parts. I stuffed the shirt with an old bed-cover my mum gave me a few months.
Here are the photos






Hope you like it

Rustyboobz
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7  His shirt? Not! My shirt now! in Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed by Rustyboobz on: September 29, 2009 01:58:22 PM
So, I saw so many recons here that I had to try Smiley

I 'borrowed' this Gant shirt from my husband that was wayyy to big for him (he was 90kg when he bought the shirt, he's now 76 kg)

and after cutting here and there and sewing it too tight lol, I got this

Hope you like it

Rustyboobz
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8  Denim vest in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by Rustyboobz on: September 14, 2009 01:26:04 PM
So, one of my colleagues showed up at work wiht a vest I really really liked. I borrowed it from her, traced the pattern in a clear plastic bag, then in brown paper et voil



it's a bit wonky but i love it! Smiley


Regards from Portugal!

Rustyboobz
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